Authorities say Crystal Leuenberger, 35, who was arrested on Monday, was found dead early Tuesday morning.

Just over a month after Washington County Jail reported a rare death in custody, the jail said Tuesday, May 24, another person held at the jail was found dead.

On Tuesday, Crystal Leuenberger, 35, died while in police custody, less than 24 hours after being arrested, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office announced. The cause of death has not yet been determined. An autopsy is underway by the state medical examiner’s office.

The news comes just over a month after Bryce Bybee, 22, was found dead in his bed on April 17.

Leuenberger had not been charged at the time of her death in custody. The online jail listing says she was arrested on Monday, May 23, on suspicion of violating the terms of her probation.

The Washington County Major Crimes Team is investigating Leuenberger’s death. No other information was immediately available Tuesday afternoon.


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